Clatsop County, Oregon
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Flood Watch
ORZ001-003-005-006-WAZ020>022-039-040-180815-
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NORTH OREGON COAST-COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA-
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-WILLAPA HILLS-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
I-5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASTORIA...CANNON BEACH...TILLAMOOK...
NETARTS...PACIFIC CITY...VERNONIA...JEWELL...SUNSET SUMMIT...
LEES CAMP...TRASK...ST. HELENS...CLATSKANIE...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...WILSONVILLE...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...TROUTDALE...
WILLAPA...FRANCES...ELK MOUNTAIN...RYDERWOOD...RAYMOND...
LONG BEACH...OCEAN PARK...NASELLE...CATHLAMET...
CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT...LONGVIEW...KELSO...CASTLE ROCK...
VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...RIDGEFIELD...WASHOUGAL...YACOLT...
AMBOY...TOUTLE...ARIEL...LAKE MERWIN...YALE LAKE...COUGAR
1003 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR
PARTS OF NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST OREGON...COAST
RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON...GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA...
LOWER COLUMBIA AND NORTH OREGON COAST. IN SOUTHWEST
WASHINGTON...GREATER VANCOUVER AREA...I-5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ
COUNTY...SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADE FOOTHILLS...SOUTH WASHINGTON
COAST AND WILLAPA HILLS.

* THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

* WITH DRAMATICALLY RISING SNOW LEVELS TUESDAY AND THE ONSET OF
HEAVY RAIN TUESDAY NIGHT...EXPECT MODERATE TO SHARP RISES ON
RIVERS AND CREEKS DRAINING THE COAST RANGE...WILLAPA HILLS...
AND SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES. AT THIS POINT...ANY RIVER
FLOODING THAT OCCURS IS EXPECTED TO HAVE MINOR IMPACTS. THE
HEAVY RAIN WILL LIKELY CAUSE URBAN FLOODING IN THE PORTLAND/
VANCOUVER METRO AREA AS THE RAIN WILL HELP MELT THE EXISTING
SNOW AND ICE. BLOCKED STORM DRAINS MAY ALSO CONTRIBUTE TO
PONDING OF WATER ON STREETS.

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH THURSDAY...1 TO 2 INCHES PORTLAND/
VANCOUVER METRO AREA...3 TO 6 INCHES NORTH COAST RANGE/WILLAPA
HILLS...AND 3 TO 6 INCHES SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES FOOTHILLS.

* RIVERS AND CREEKS OF GREATEST CONCERN INCLUDE JOHNSON CREEK IN
SOUTHEAST PORTLAND...THE NEHALEM IN CLATSOP AND TILLAMOOK
COUNTY...AND THE GRAYS IN WAHKIAKUM COUNTY. HOWEVER...ALL OF
THESE ARE CURRENTLY FORECAST TO CREST JUST BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

LANDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS FLOOD EVENT.
PEOPLE...STRUCTURES AND ROADS LOCATED BELOW STEEP SLOPES...IN
CANYONS AND NEAR THE MOUTHS OF CANYONS MAY BE AT SERIOUS RISK
FROM RAPIDLY MOVING LANDSLIDES.

&&

$$

Freezing Rain Advisory
ORZ003-005-WAZ022-172200-
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COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA-I-
5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERNONIA...ST. HELENS...LONGVIEW...
KELSO
959 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY FOR THE COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST
OREGON...THE LOWER COLUMBIA...AND THE I-5 CORRIDOR IN COWLITZ
COUNTY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON BELOW 1000 FEET...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY BELOW 1000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...ARE EXPECTED TO SLOWLY CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON...ENDING THE FREEZING RAIN THREAT.

* ICE ACCUMULATION...GENERALLY AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH... BUT
LOCALLY UP TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH IN DEEP VALLEYS IN THE NORTH
OREGON COAST RANGE.

* IMPACTS...ICING WILL LIKELY MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN THE LATE
MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON FOR UNTREATED ROADS AND
WALKWAYS. IT MAY TAKE SEVERAL HOURS OF TEMPERATURES ABOVE
FREEZING TO COMPLETELY END THE FREEZING RAIN THREAT AT ANY GIVEN
LOCATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$
High Wind Warning
ORZ003-004-180100-
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COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERNONIA...VENETA
409 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
4 PM WEDNESDAY FOR THE COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL
OREGON...

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 PM PST
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS: WINDS INCREASE LATER TODAY...WITH SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25
TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60 MPH. ON HIGHER MORE EXPOSED RIDGES
EXPECT SOUTHERLY WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* TIMING: TWO BURSTS...WITH ONE PERIOD OF STRONGER WINDS LATER
THIS AFTERNOON...AND THE MAIN BURST OF STRONG WINDS WEDNESDAY
MORNING INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: VERNONIA...VENETA..AND MAPLETON.

* IMPACTS: SOME POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE. TREE DAMAGE IS HIGHLY
LIKELY...ESPECIALLY AFTER A PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW LOADING
AND DAMAGE FROM RECENT FREEZING RAIN EVENTS. DRIVE WITH EXTREME
CAUTION IN THE WARNING AREA AND BE PREPARED FOR FLYING AND
DOWNED DEBRIS ON ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$
High Wind Warning
ORZ001-002-WAZ021-180100-
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NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASTORIA...TILLAMOOK...LINCOLN CITY...
NEWPORT...FLORENCE...RAYMOND...LONG BEACH...OCEAN PARK
409 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
10 AM WEDNESDAY FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST AND THE COAST OF
NORTH AND WEST CENTRAL OREGON...

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 AM
PST WEDNESDAY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 10 AM PST
WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HEADLANDS AND OPEN BEACHES: SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60 MPH. WINDS WILL INCREASE
TONIGHT...BECOMING SOUTH 35 TO 45 MPH AND GUSTS 65 TO 70 MPH.

* COASTAL COMMUNITIES: SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH TODAY INTO
THIS EVENING...THEN SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 60
MPH.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS: LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: WINDS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE SPOTTY POWER
OUTAGES. WATCH FOR TREE DEBRIS ON ROADWAYS LATER TODAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

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